Residential Life Staff
Director, Housing Residence Life
Matthew Cameron comes to Barry University after working in the Department of Housing and Residential Life at Florida Atlantic University. Matthew completed both his undergraduate degrees and graduate degree here at Barry. Matthew holds a B.S. in Criminology and M.S. in Higher Education Administration. Matthew has over 11 years of residence hall experience and is responsible for providing the overall leadership and direction for the Department of Housing and Residence Life
Dennis Lue Yat completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees here at Barry. Dennis holds a B.S. in Business, MBA & M.S. Sport Management. Dennis is a native of Trinidad and Tobago. After graduating from Barry, Dennis began his career at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT in 2006. Dennis has over 8 years of residence hall experience and is responsible for assignments, billing, facilities management, and budgeting.
Associate Director of Residence Education
Alberto is a proud Cuban-American born in Cuba and raised in the US. Albert is a two-time Barry University alum; he received a BA in English from the School of Arts and Sciences in 2007 and continued to work on an MS in Higher Education Administration with a concentration on college student development. Shortly after obtaining his second degree from Barry, Alberto transitioned to working full-time in Residence Life at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. While at Georgetown, Alberto completed another MA in English Literature which helped him continue to work toward bringing together the residential and academic experience of his students. Some topics of passion for Alberto include the Latino student experience and the intersection of race, class, language, gender, and sexuality in the US."
The administrative assistant is responsible for the day to day operation of the Housing and Residence Life Office. This person is directly response for management of the maintenance repair request/work orders system in conjunction with Facilities Management. Additionally, the admin assistant oversees and supervises the Office Assistants. This person is the departmental point of contact for the Barry Cares initiative.
Reynaldo Soares comes to Barry University after serving as a Living Center Director at Grand Valley State University for 4 years. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of West Florida. Reynaldo holds a B.S.B.A in Management and a M.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration. He is currently responsible for the over-site of Weber, Brown, Sage and Dalton and Dunspaugh Halls. These are all freshman areas.
Jennifer Casey comes to Barry University after serving as an Assistant Residence Hall Director at Wagner College on Staten Island, NY after 2 years. She received her undergraduate degree from Dominican College in Orangeburg, NY and her graduate degree from Wagner College. Jennifer holds a B.S Ed. in Education and a M. Ed. in Teaching Literacy. She fell in love with housing and residence life during her undergraduate RA experience. She is getting adjusted to the Florida lifestyle and is excited to see what Miami and southern Florida has to offer!